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Cerqueux-sous-Passavant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cerqueux-sous-Passavant in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Aubigne-sur-Layon at 12 km from Cerqueux-sous-Passavant

Visit Cerqueux-sous-Passavant: highlights and tourist information

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Cerqueux-sous-Passavant is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aubigne-sur-Layon at 12 km and Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Cerqueux-sous-Passavant, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cerqueux-sous-Passavant in Pays de la Loire.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 12 km (direction )

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide
Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay

Castle at 24 km (direction east)

The Château de Montreuil-Bellay is an impressive 15th century castle surrouned...

See Chateau de Montreuil-Bellay guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can...

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has...

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

The town of Saumur, in the shadow of the famous...

See Saumur guide
Chateau de Saumur

Chateau de Saumur

Castle at 34 km (direction east-north-east)

The Chateau de Saumur stands in an impressive location with views...

See Chateau de Saumur guide
Fontevraud Abbey

Fontevraud Abbey

Abbey at 40 km (direction east)

The Fontevraud Abbey has a great deal to see: it is...

See Fontevraud Abbey guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral...

See Angers guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious...

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture...

See Angers Cathedral guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry,...

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an...

See Chateau d'Angers guide


Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

Montsoreau, listed as a 'most beautiful villages in France', also has an...

See Montsoreau guide
Moncontour, Vienne

Moncontour, Vienne

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vienne department

As well as the castle in Moncontour, you will...

See Moncontour, Vienne guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Maine-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Cerqueux-sous-Passavant


Markets in and near Cerqueux-sous-Passavant

  • Vihiers: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (14km)
  • Doue-la-Fontaine: market Monday (17km)
  • Thouarce: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (23km)
  • Montreuil-Bellay: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Thouars: market Tuesday & Friday all day (24km)
  • Brissac-Quince: market Thursday (27km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (30km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Cerqueux-sous-Passavant, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Cerqueux-sous-Passavant, France

What to do at Cerqueux-sous-Passavant? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Cerqueux-sous-Passavant.


  • Aquarium de Loudun (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil-Bellay (24km)
  • Loudun (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

Churches and religious monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (24km)
  • Jardins du Pin (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Doué-la-Fontaine (16km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (43km)

Geography and distances

Cerqueux-sous-Passavant is in the western-centre of France at 41 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Cerqueux-sous-Passavant is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cerqueux-sous-Passavant

Canton: Vihiers

Arrondissement: Saumur

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49310

Distance to Cerqueux-sous-Passavant

from Angers (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 459 km

from Nice: 712 km

from Bordeaux: 253 km

from Strasbourg: 634 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in a car from one of the ferry terminals - Saint Malo and Caen are most practical, allow around 3-4 hours for the journey. For driving distances to Cerqueux-sous-Passavant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clere-sur-Layon, Genneton, Passavant-sur-Layon, Saint-Paul-du-Bois, Tremont and Vihiers.

This page in French: Visiter Cerqueux-sous-Passavant

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